Suspected Maoist commits suicide at Ghatshila police station
Jamshedpur : A 19-year-old youth who was a suspected member of CPI Maoist committed suicide at the Ghatshila police station lock-up in the wee hours today. The deceased was identified as Ramesh Mahali alias Bhuchan, a resident of Shyamsundarpur in Ghatshila sub-division of East Singhbhum. According to information, Bhuchan was one of the three accused who had killed Venket Reddy (40), site in-charge of a construction company, at Shyamsundarpur jungle after kidnapping him from Kharkasoli, a canal construction site along Subernarekha river in Shyamsundarpur on December 8. In this connection, the police had already arrested Jairam Munda, an close associate of dreaded rebel Fogra Munda and sent him jail earlier.
The more accused Fogra and Bhuchan were still absconding. Bhuchan was arrested in Shyamsundarpur yesterday and had been shifted to Ghatshila police station for being forwarded to the Ghatshila Sub-jail after his production in a judicial magistrate court in Ghatshila today, but he committed suicide in the lock-up today. The police discovered about the incident and later shifted the body to the MGM Medical College mortuary for post-mortem,” noted an official.